The other side of the coin: Reading the Riots

London 2011 – almost exactly a year before the Olympics, shocking pictures were seen around the world. They showed rampaging youths, burning high streets and a powerless police. What pattern is revealed by the London disturbances? What were the reasons for the riots? And how do we prevent such events from being repeated?

Stadt Bauwelt
Text: Jeremy Till
Infographics: Deniz Keskin